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Hallelujah chorus

Sometimes you want to be on the edge of your seat. At other times, it is nice to use the whole thing. On Sunday, it was time to sit back and take in the glory of Handel’s “Messiah,” delivered with...

DATE: Nov. 25, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Dead comes to life in film, on stage

The Grateful Dead had one of the longest runs in rock music history, but the band may have never been better than it was in 1972. And for those of us who may not remember, there’s film to prove it....

DATE: Nov. 21, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Wu-Tang forever, but not with RZA on the mic

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – RZA sees the latest Wu-Tang Clan endeavor as the end of the influential rap group as we know it. The 44-year-old Wu-Tang leader and producer says he’s still six weeks or so away...

DATE: Nov. 21, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Red Rocks new home for music hall

The Colorado Music Hall of Fame will make the Red Rocks Trading Post, at the base of the world famous natural amphitheater, its new home. “Starting with Mayor Hancock, the city of Denver has been...

DATE: Nov. 18, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Maura O’Connell’s voice is in demand

If you judge her by the company she keeps, then Maura O’Connell is one of the most sought-after Celtic singers performing today. An Irish upbringing followed by an immersion in the Nashville music...

DATE: Nov. 14, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Eminem re-explores Marshall Mathers

Eminem, “The Marshall Mathers LP 2” (Aftermath/Shady/Interscope) Don’t be fooled: Eminem’s latest, “The Marshall Mathers LP 2,” is not a sequel to his gloriously unhinged 2000 rap masterpiece, “The...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

From the ‘Prairie’ to the mountains

Robin and Linda Williams began their musical journey together in 1971. The duo, playing country, folk and bluegrass, started playing and recording as part of the Minneapolis folk scene. It is now...

DATE: Nov. 4, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Bob Dylan’s guitar from Newport to be auctioned in N.Y.

NEW YORK – The sunburst Fender Stratocaster that a young Bob Dylan played at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival when he famously went electric, perhaps the most historic instrument in rock ’n’ roll, is...

DATE: Oct. 31, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

A cappella group highlights FLC opening

The Fort Lewis College Hawkappellas introduced themselves to the world last Friday night by “Walkin’ in Sunshine” with a mesmerizing rhythm: Bob-bop-BAH. The newly formed a cappella group of 15...

DATE: Oct. 28, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Lou Reed, iconic punk poet, dead at 71

NEW YORK - Lou Reed was a pioneer for countless bands who didn’t worry about their next hit single. Reed, who died Sunday at age 71, radically challenged rock’s founding promise of good times and...

DATE: Oct. 27, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Top music on iTunes, Spotify

iTunes’ Official Music Charts for the week ending Oct. 21, 2013: Top Songs 1. “Rap God”, Eminem 2. “Royals”, Lorde 3. “Wake Me Up”, Avicii 4. “Roar”, Katy Perry 5. “Wrecking Ball”, Miley Cyrus 6....

DATE: Oct. 22, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

Lang among the best of young bluesmen

Since the release of his 1997 major label debut, “Lie To Me,” the then-16-year-old Jonny Lang has built a reputation as one of the best live performers and guitarists of his generation. A blues...

DATE: Oct. 21, 2013 | CATEGORY: Music

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